Yes, Kika came over for a lovely visit, introducing me to the dangerous joy of Vietnamese coffee. She witnessed Vivi’s restaurant wildness (mild wildness, comparatively), Lily’s “magic” tricks that make coins disappear (Lily now says she wants to be a scientist by day and a magician by night), and my lame attempt to fill in the crossword puzzle.
My problem is that once my brain has conceived of an answer, I immediately begin to fill it in—in pen. Four letter word, clue “Actor Grant,” must be CARY. (“Or Hugh,” Kika pointed out, after I’d precipitously filled in CARY.) Ingredient in gas, starts ETH, must be ETHANOL. Never mind that it didn’t fit, there was room for the L outside the grid (ETHANE). And I was convinced that a five-letter word for confidence was BALLS. (TRUST.)
It’s a character flaw: shoot first, ask questions later. I wouldn’t have finished the puzzle without Kika’s help, because I quickly lose patience when it gets too hard. Again, character flaw.
My latest video for Yoga Vibes is a sequence of mellow poses to reset your hips, spine, and nervous system. It's a perfect add on at the end of a rigorous practice — or simply at the end of a long day. A block or throw pillow will serve as a support for bridge pose, so have one handy. You are encouraged to extend your savasana to taste!
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